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Roblox raises $520 million at $29.5 billion valuation, will go public...

VentureBeat reports: "User-generated game platform Roblox has raised $520 million in a new round of funding, and it will still go public through a...

Local news app News Break raises $115M

TechCrunch reports: "The popular news app News Break is announcing that it has raised $115 million in new funding. The press release claims this...

Google and Snap in talks to invest in India’s ShareChat

TechCrunch reports: "ShareChat, an Indian social network that added Twitter as an investor in 2019, may soon receive the backing of two more American...

8 Big Music Industry Stories You Missed Over The Holiday Break

Hypebot reports: "From the $15 billion Save Our Stages package and COVID relief bill with important copyright legislation tucked inside to Ticketmaster agreeing to...

Discord valued at $7bn as it raises $100m

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Community-driven chat platform Discord raised another $100 million in funding, bringing its valuation to $7 billion, according to TechCrunch." Read more  

Former Disney EVP Andrew Sugerman Named President Of Education Tech Firm...

Deadline reports: "Andrew Sugerman, a former high-level executive at Disney, has been named president of online education specialist Sketchy, and the company has also...

Facebook Gaming creators have earned $50m in Stars in 2020

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Facebook Gaming has seen creators on its platform receive over 5 billion Stars in 2020, the equivalent of $50 million." Read more  

AMC Theatres Raises $100M, Says Warner’s HBO Max Plan “Exacerbates” Challenges

The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Cinema giant AMC Theatres said on Friday that it has completed a debt offering to raise $100 million from investment...

Facebook launches $10 million Black Gaming Creator Program

VentureBeat reports: "Facebook Gaming announced today the launch of the Black Gaming Creator Program, with $10 million in funding over the next two years." Read...

Fantasy startup Esports One raises $4M more

TechCrunch reports: "Esports One, a startup bringing the fantasy approach to esports, is announcing that it has raised an additional $4 million in funding." Read...